TV Review

From lands of milk to fields of money

14th May, 2011
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The tone of Heartland: The Home Place (RTE One) was set early on when Paddy O’Grady, a Tipperary farmer of advanced years, emphasised his horror of city life by saying that he would happily cut off his right hand rather than sell his farm.

That’s the spirit. Seán O’Mordha’s two-part history of family farms in Ireland was shot in balmy, verdant tones replete with peacefully grazing cows, rolling green pastures and a suspiciously...

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